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Athlete's Village

GWN is pleased to continue to offer the Athlete's Village Site Selection Program. We hope to remove much of the stress and challenges that teams experience once on-site, by allowing you to reserve your Team Site, well in advance of race weekend.

Every site is approximately 400 sq. ft. in size. They will be assigned on a first-come-first-serve basis and can only be assigned once payment for the event is received in full.

There are 3 sections within Athlete's Village: Rented Tents, All Access and the Breast Cancer Survivor Village. Instructions and descriptions are outlined below, along with team site availability.

CIBC Breast Cancer Survivor Village

Created in 2007, the CIBC Breast Cancer Survivor Village is unique to the GWN Dragon Boat Challenge Presented by CIBC. Located on prime real estate at the entrance of the Athlete's Village, the area is utilized by all Breast Cancer Survivor (BCS) teams, family and supporters as a home over the two-day festival. 

Each morning, a free breakfast is provided for all BCS participants. While enjoying a light meal before the racing begins, participants share stories, reconnect with past teammates, and create those life-long bonds that are so strong between BCS Teams.

BCS teams are also treated to additional races! Beyond racing in the Women's or Mixed Division, BCS teams also participate in 1 to 2 additional BCS only races! For more information please contact us at:

Team Rentals

Make your day at the GWN Dragon Boat Challenge Presented by CIBC as comfortable as possible. Teams have the choice to bring their own tent or rent one throught GWN. It's a hassle free way to provide your team with a:

Teams wanting to rent a tent can place an order using the Online Crew Management Tool by clicking "Get More".

 2014 Team Rental Fees
Prices do not include applicable tax (13% HST)
10' x 10' Tent
10' x 20' Tent$400.00
20' x 20' Tent
 Reserved Team Washroom  $200
 Reserved Team Washroom (with service)

Athlete's Village Sites

1. Download a copy of the Venue Map.
2. Review the site availability grid below.
3. Select a site based on availability.
4. Email your selection to

Team Site Availability

Section R: Rented Tents
This section is reserved for teams that have rented a tent through GWN. Each space is 20 x 20.  On the Venue Map, the shaded spaces are reserved for 10 x 10 tents, while the white are for 20 x 20 tents.
R1: ReservedR2: ReservedR3: Reserved
R4: KPMG Envy Dragons (20x20)R5: BNOTIONS (10x10)R6: Toronto Sun (10x10)
R7: Blades of Fury (20x20)R8: CCNM Deadly Nightshade (10x10)R9: GWN Premier Mixed (10x10)
R10: Bridgepoint Blazing Paddles (20x20)R11: Chinook Mojos (10x10)R12: SiriusXM First Wavers (10x20)
R13: Flaming Dragons (10x20)R14: Smokin' ACEs (10x20)R15: Reserved
R16: ReservedR17: ReservedR18: Team KRG (10x20)
R19: Bomb Squad (10x10)R20: Locomotion (10x10)R21: Rusty Dragon Adventures (20x20)
R22: OPS - The Walrus (10x10)R23: Citco Hedge Dragons (10x20)R24: Blue Dragons (20x20)
R25: OPS Dragon Boat Club (10x20)R26: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital - Infinite Waves (10x20)R27: Junk in the Trunk (20x20)
R28:R29: Reserved
R30: Reserved
R31: Reserved
Section S: All Access
This section is for all teams not renting tents through GWN.  Each space is 20 x 20.
S1: CN AquatrainS2: Air Canada Jetstart  
S3: Entre-Aimes
S4: Miracle DragonsS5: JETAA Fighting CarpsS6: Windburn Race Crew
S7: Wings on Water (WOW)S8: The Tragically QuickS9: Banana Boat
S10: EY Black & Gold Express IS11: EY Black & Gold Express IIS12: HOK Hell on Keel
S13: Strokett!S14: ThunderdragonsS15:
S16: Dragon Bell ZS17: Paddle Me SoftlyS18: Slightly Crewed
S19: S20: S21: Toronto Running Club
S22:S23: S24:
S28: S29: S30:
S31: WahoosS32: Dragon Boat Barrie - PaddleStrongS33: Dragon Boat Barrie - PowerStroke
S34: Smoke on the WaterS35: Whiplash DragonboatS36: Straight to VHS
S37: S38: S39:
S40: Paddle DemonsS41: S42:
S43: S44: Aqua Phoenix S45:
S46: IFG Ronin WarriorsS47: ChokaS48:
S52: Mon Sheong PaddleBears 
S53: S54:
S55:S56: S57:
S58: Toronto Police Crime WavesS59: CIBC Mellon C-MonstersS60: Lake Lizard
S61: PCL ProteusS62: The SaintsS63: Toronto Firefighters
S64: I'm Feeling Lucky DragonsS65:S66:
S67: Battle DragonsS68: S69:
S70: S71: S72:
S73: S74: S75:
S76: Spirit of OslerS77: S78:
S79:S80: Shockwave DBCS81: St. John Ambulance Dragon Crusaders
S82: S83: S84: Stonehookers
S88:S89: Collingwod SidelaunchersS90:
S91:S92: Outer Harbour WarriorsS93:
S94:S95: S96:
S97: S98:S99:
Section T: CIBC Breast Cancer Survivor Village
This section is reserved for BCS Teams only. All BCS Teams will be located in this section, regardless of tent rental.
T1: Barrie's Ribbons of HopeT2: Survivor ThrivesT3: Toronto Dragons Abreast
T4: T5: Pink SensationsT6: Draggin' Da Boat